Jean Corbechon, Livre des propriétés des choses

Book 11: On the properties of air

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This short book, devoted to air and meteorology, has 6 chapters. A lengthy discussion of air in general is followed by chapters on specific phenomena including clouds, wind, rainbows, snow and hail. In the introductory miniature, a master is shown outdoors lecturing during a hailstorm.